Lot 1065

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Rare Charleston coin silver serving tongs, W. Carrington & Co South Carolina (wk. 1830-1901), thread and leaf pattern handle ending in shell and claw; marked: Coin, patent 1855, W. Carrington & Co, possibly Southern chicken tongs.
L8 1/4", and 4.0oz troy

Provenance: Charleston, South Carolina private collection.

Literature: NINETEENTH CENTURY NATCHEZ-MADE SILVER. Baton Rouge, LA: Anglo-American Art Museum, 1970, p. 41, figs. 33-34.

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December 5, 2010 1:00 PM EST
West Columbia, SC, US

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